THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON FIRE CREEK MINE SAGE-GROUSE HABITAT IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

December 29, 2020

BATTLE MOUNTAIN, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management, Mount Lewis Field Office is seeking comments on a draft Environmental Assessment for the Klondex Gold and Silver Mining Company Klondex Fire Creek Mine Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat Improvement Project. The 30-day comment period ends Jan. 28. (full article)

THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NAMES NEW CARSON CITY DISTRICT MANAGER

January 8, 2021

Carson City, Nev. – Ken Collum has been named the new District Manager for the Carson City District, Bureau of Land Management in Nevada. (full article)

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NAMES NEW DEPUTY STATE DIRECTOR FOR RESOURCES, LANDS AND PLANNING

January 5, 2021

RENO, Nev. – Alan Shepherd has been named the Deputy State Director for Resources, Lands and Planning for the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada. He replaces Raul Morales who retired in 2019. (full article)

BLM RESTORES EASTERN NEVADA PUBLIC LANDS

December 16, 2020

ELY, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management is restoring watershed health and improving wildlife habitat while reducing fuel loading on more than 2,000 acres of agency-administered lands in eastern Nevada. (full article)

BLM SIERRA FRONT-NORTHWESTERN GREAT BASIN RESOURCE ADVISORY COUNCIL TO MEET MARCH 5

February 25, 2020

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management’s Sierra Front Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council will meet March 5, 2020, at the Winnemucca District Office, 5100 East Winnemucca Blvd.   (full article)

BLM NEVADA AND NORTHERN NEVADA CORRECTIONAL CENTER SADDLE-TRAINED WILD HORSE AND BURRO ADOPTION A SUCCESS

February 25, 2020

CARSON CITY, Nev. — On February 22, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Nevada Department of Corrections – Silver State Industries conducted a saddle-trained wild horse and burro adoption event at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC) south of Carson City, Nevada. All 14 animals showcased at the event were adopted. (full article)

BLM CONDUCTS AERIAL SEEDING ON 90,000 ACRES OF THE MARTIN FIRE

February 25, 2020

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. – Over the past week, the BLM has been working in coordination with CO Fire Aviation to re-establish sagebrush over 90,000 acres burned by the 2018 Martin Fire. (full article)

NEVADA FIREFIGHTERS CONTINUE TO SUPPORT EFFORTS IN AUSTRALIA

February 25, 2020

RENO, Nev. – Four BLM firefighters recently returned from assisting with the fire suppression efforts in Australia. Brian Holmes, Eric Tilden and Joe Miller returned February 5 and Justin Cutler returned February 10. (full article)

Public Comment Invited: Draft Environmental Assessment available for Lazy Old Men Mine Project

March 1, 2019

The Bureau of Land Management, Mount Lewis Field Office, has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) for Lazy Old Men Mining Company, L.L.C.’s (LOM) proposed Lazy Old Men Mine. The EA is now available for a 15-day public review and comment period that ends March 15. (link)

BLM and NDOW seed public lands burned in Goshute Cave Fire

February 25, 2019

LY, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management’s Ely and Elko districts and Nevada Department of Wildlife are seeding approximately 15,337 acres, or nearly one-half of the public lands burned in last summer’s Goshute Cave Fire, 55 miles north of Ely, Nev. (link)